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Craigslist buyer of cellphone makes hasty exit as thief

NIAGARA FALLS – A man responding to a Craigslist advertisement stole a $575 iPhone from a Cayuga Drive woman early Friday, police said.

The man arrived at the home and was met by the victim and her husband. As he examined the cellphone he bolted to a nearby vehicle, parked near the on-ramp to the LaSalle Expressway, and drove off, police said.

Police said the getaway car is registered to a Niagara Falls woman. An investigation is continuing.